1Department of Biotechnology, “Prof. Dr Assen Zlatarov” University, Bulgaria
*Corresponding author:Tzonka Godgevargova, Department of Biotechnology, “Prof. Dr Assen Zlatarov” University, Bulgaria
Submission: August 05, 2019;Published: August 12, 2019
ISSN : 2576-9162Volume6 Issue4
Somatic cell count (SCC) in milk is an important characteristic associated with udder health. Somatic cells are mainly leucocytes that protect the animal glands, and a smaller percentage of epithelial cells [1,2]. There are variety methods for somatic cell counting in milk. The standard technique, used all over the world, is the light microscopic method . The probability of errors is high due to subjectivity of the counting. The operator must be well trained and properly educated. Therefore, automatic cell counters, in particular fluorescent image cytometers, are preferable. They save time and allow many samples to be proc essed in a short time.